[R] Should there be an R-beginners list?

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sun Nov 24 21:04:42 CET 2013

On Sun, 24 Nov 2013, Yihui Xie wrote:

> Mailing lists are good for a smaller group of people, and especially
> good when more focused on discussions on development (including bug
> reports). The better place for questions is a web forum.

   I disagree. Mail lists push messages to subscribers while web fora require
one to use a browser, log in, then pull messages. Not nearly as convenient.


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